poor Win7 performance on New Custom built PC

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October 31, 2010 at 21:43:06
Specs: Windows 7, 3.068 GHz / 6135 MB
i have purchased a new pc with following configuration
Processor:- Core i7 950 3.02ghz
Motherboard:-Asus Sabertooth X58
Graphics card:-Zotac GTX 460 1gb
Ram:-Transend DDR 3 6GB(3X2GB) 1333FSB
Smps:-Zebronics PRO 600w
Cabinet:-Coolermaster CM690advance
Hard disk:-Segate 500gb
DVD RW:Lg 22x

i am running windows 7 X64 bit ,windows xp 32bit. My system appears to be very slow. is there any settings to speed up my system
and when i play games the game appears blur in windows 7 but in xp it works fine these are my ploblems

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#1
November 1, 2010 at 00:39:38
first thing to do is to open MSCONFIG and stop any running startup programs you dont use.

bluring games would lead one to think that you are stressing you video card, or need glasses after too much play..

try another video card if you can borrow one.

those 6 gogs of memory, are they 3x 2gb, it may be that you should run 4 or 8 so that the memory slots are working as intended, use slots of the same colour.

check for over heating, speedfan, cputemp, etc etc will monitor your temps and let you know if you have a over heating issue.

finally if the issue continues, take it back and get a replacement from wherever you bought it..it should still be under warranty, dont take no for answer, some issues are very difficult to find and this may be one of them...
you didnt pay all that money for lemon.

i hate computers!
but cant help myself....


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#2
November 1, 2010 at 08:52:29
Also, try updating you video card driver within windows 7, you probably have the right one for XP, but you might not have the correct one for Windows 7, certainly probably not the latest one (or let them do it where you purchased it). If you go back to where you purchased it, back up your personal files so you are protected from any of their 'drastic fixes'.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.
If all else fails, read instructions.


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